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Question 1: While ________ and presumably Sosigenes were aware of the discrepancy, although not of its correct value, it was evidently felt to be of little importance at the time of the Julian reform.

Question 2: While the Julian reform applied originally to the Roman calendar, many of the other calendars then used in the Roman Empire were aligned with the reformed calendar under ________.
TiberiusAugustusRoman EmperorDomitian

Question 3: The Julian calendar, a reform of the Roman calendar, was introduced by ________ in 46 BC, and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita).
PompeyLucius Cornelius SullaJulius CaesarRoman Republic

Question 4: The ________ Churches generally use the local calendar of their homelands.
Armenian Apostolic ChurchOrthodox ChurchOriental OrthodoxyEthiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

Question 5: In the ________ (including the American colonies), Wednesday 2 September 1752 was followed by Thursday 14 September 1752.
Informal EmpireBritish EmpireNauruBarbados

Question 6: However, most of those countries began their numbered year on 25 December (the Nativity of Jesus), 25 March (the Incarnation of Jesus), or even ________, as in France (see the Liturgical year article for more details).
Good FridayEasterComputusPassover

Question 7: The ________ in Egypt started on 29 August (30 August after an Alexandrian leap year).
Coptic calendarEastern Orthodox liturgical calendarEthiopian calendarEgyptian calendar

Question 8: He renamed all of the months agriculturally into ________.
Old High GermanMiddle High GermanProto-GermanicOld English

Question 9: It has a regular year of 365 days divided into 12 months, and a ________ is added to February every four years.
February 29March 1March 4January 1

Question 10: The Julian calendar remained in use into the 20th century in some countries as a civil ________, but thirteen days have been excised to make the date the same as in other countries.
Gregorian calendarIslamic calendarSolar calendarCalendar


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